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Delaware County Sues PFAS Makers for Contamination at Firefighting Sites

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Detailed view on the newly installed system to filter out PFAS Forever Chemicals at Well #2 of the Horsham Water and Sewer Authority facility in Horsham, Pa., on August 22, 2019.

Delaware County is suing the chemical companies 3M, Chemours, and DuPont over the toxic chemicals called PFAS. As WHYY’s Alan Yu reports the county alleges the chemicals, which are used in firefighting foam, contaminated groundwater and soil around places used to train firefighters.

(Original air-date: 5/21/21)